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Using WebP Images With WordPress

In the early days of Web design we had GIF and JPEG. Then PNG came along in the mid 90s to provide a very good alternative to GIF. Other formats have come and gone since then with none of them truly taking hold. That is, until now! The folks at Google have created the...

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Tweaking Wordfence Settings For Troublesome Scans

Recently I got notification that a site was temporarily disabled because it had malware on it. Now that the issue is resolved, I believe it to be a false positive and overreaction from the hosting company. It also came on the night that I met a cleanup expert who...

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Tutorials to Build Your Business and Your Web Site

In order for your business to be successful online, you need more than just a good Web site. We've gathered some tutorials that may help your business both on and offline. Let's start with three tutorials on services that may help your business. VoIP is one of our...

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Giving Olive Oil Site a Tasty Makeover

Last summer a relative was visiting and we decided to go into the local olive oil store. It was an eye opening trip for me and I'm always looking for local businesses in need of a Web site. When I got back to the office, I gave their existing site a look and knew that...

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Importance of Open Web and Cleaning a Hacked Site

WordCamp Phoenix was held a couple of weeks ago and it is great to spend two full days with other WordPress users of all levels. One of the speakers that always delivers great content is Aaron Campbell. His main job is working on the security of the core WordPress...

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An Introduction to WordPress Security

If you have a Web site, security is extremely important. The bad guys are trying to hack it, no matter how big your site. Having a few layers of security in place is an absolutely must. Just over a week ago was WordCamp Phoenix and one of the speakers was Aaron...

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Determining WordPress Theme Used on Sites

As we work with clients on designing a Web site, we are interested in other sites they like. Sometimes they have an existing Web site of their own for which we need information to give them a quote on the makeover. When we see these sites, we want to know what...

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Regularly Update WordPress Plugins to Avoid Site Problems

With any site built on WordPress, there are three major components that regularly get updated. There is WordPress itself, the theme or themes installed and the plugins. If they are not all updated in a timely manner, problems could arise. We recently saw evidence of...

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Your Web Site is Under Attack and How to Protect It

Each time we hear about a Web site being attacked, the owner of the hacked site doesn't understand why their site was targeted. The short answer is that the bad guys are rarely looking to attack a specific site. Instead they are looking for sites that are vulnerable....

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Unleashed Earns Mobile Sites Certification From Google

We know the importance of Web sites that work on mobile devices. Often when talking with clients, we explain the important and they don't think it applies to their site. That all changes when we look at their traffic stats in Google Analytics and see the exact...

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Converting an HTML Web Site to WordPress

I recently read a blog post entitled How Much Should An HTML To WordPress Conversion Cost? Anytime that a question is somewhat generic, it is impossible to give a cost. But the post did bring up some important information. First, let's talk about the conversion...

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Why a Good Web Site Won’t Cut It Anymore

The folks at Website Magazine had a good article recently about what you need to have a site that works well for you. There was so much good information in this article that we'll have more blogs in the future that focus on a specific section of the article. We...

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Outdated Plugin Caused WordPress Shopping Cart Failure

Clients come to us for our expertise in WordPress Web design. Some clients want us to handle everything while others want to have the ability to make any changes they desire. Even when we give clients the ability to make those changes, we try to give them advice that...

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